By Will Fritz [email protected] Two graduates of local high schools were among those killed when the U.S.S. Fitzgerald collided with a freighter off the coast of Japan. Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Douglass, 25, was a 2010 graduate of Fallbrook High School. Fire Controlman 2nd Class Carlos Sibayan, 23, was a 2012 graduate of Chaparral, and […]
The Memorial Day celebration, held at the Masonic Cemetery in Fallbrook, draws the community, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1924 members and others to remember fallen soldiers, place flags on their grave markers in support of military families.
FALLBROOK – On May 20, Fallbrook VFW Post 1924 hosted a Vietnam Veterans event entitled “The Welcome Home Party You Never Got” complete with a delicious dinner, a medal presentation to each and every Vietnam Veteran along with a hearty hug, and music and dancing. More than 160 people attended the event on a night […]
The Docents of Rancho Santa Margarita y Las Flores The variations of the docent uniforms are representative of either the Californios or the Rancher periods. They have been worn unchanged since the founding of the Rancho Santa Margarita y Las Flores Docents in September of 1975. For women, the docent uniform is a long black […]
CAMP PENDLETON – Camp Pendleton commemorates its 75th anniversary with a series of celebratory events now through September 2017. The base invites the public to a number of events including the Battle Colors Ceremony, multiple base tours, the World Famous Mud Run, an evening colors ceremony, and various events in the San Diego area. Base […]
CAMP PENDLETON – Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton released non-essential personnel at 12 p.m. today, Jan. 20, and will open three hours late Monday, Jan. 23 with non-essential personnel asked to not arrive before 10 a.m. Civilian personnel have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework. All personnel should plan to arrive for work no more than three hours later than […]
Homes for Our Troops (HFOT), a national nonprofit organization, broke ground for its latest building project in Fallbrook in an unusual place on Dec. 17. The location of the future specially-adapted home for Marine Private First Class Isaac Blunt is on Avenida de Nog, but heavy rains a few days prior to the groundbreaking event […]